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What does Ceilagh mean?

Ceilagh Pronunciation of Ceilagh [ceilagh] as a girls' name means "blind; sixth". Ceilagh is a variant form of Cecilia (Latin, Old Welsh).


Ceilagh has 14 variants: Ceila, Ceileh, Ceileigh, Ceilia, Cela, Celia, Celie, Cili, Cilia, Cilly, Seelia, Seelie, Seely and Selia.

3 more different relations via Cecilia: Cecila, Ceil and Ceilena.

Creative forms:
(female) Calagh, Ceilva, ..


Middle name pairings:
Ceilagh Aniston (C.A.), ..

How popular is Ceilagh?

Ceilagh is an unusual first name for women. Ceilagh is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cecilia (#181 from current records), Ceil, Celia (#858) and Celie are the prominent alternative forms of Ceilagh (not ranked). Other forms, like Ceileh, are uncommon. These relations of Ceilagh reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (average #851) and are almost as common today (#1259, 11.7%), but with the version Celia becoming less in vogue. Cecilia is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cecilia, Ceil, Celia, Celie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cecilia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ceilagh is alike in pronunciation to Ceili and Seila. Other recommended names are Caila, Caileigh, Caragh, Carlah, Ceallach, Ceilidh, Ceira, Clodagh, Kailagh, Keilah, Leigh, Leilah, Orlagh, Shailagh, Sheelagh, Sheilagh and Shelagh. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ceilagh.

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